Tag: Muslims in Myanmar
Myanmar police impose martial law in Mandalay
an overnight curfew has been put in place in myanmar’s... second largest city following buddhists' violence for two consecutive nights... against muslims ...
that left at least two people dead in the latest... wave of violence in the buddhist-majority southeast asian nation on... teashop owned by a muslim man and the surrounding property... in downtown mandalay on wednesday, violence broke out again across...
News ID: 14896   Publish Date: 2014/07/04


2 killed in attack on Myanmar Muslims
two people dead in the myanmar’s second largest city of...
rohama reports- aung kyaw oo, an army colonel in charge... of security in the mandalay region, told reporters that a... buddhist and a muslim were killed and 14 people injured... night of unrest in the city on wednesday police said...
News ID: 14892   Publish Date: 2014/07/03


Rohingya refugees face humanitarian crisis in India
the rohingya refugees who have fled myanmar over increasing violence... against them are facing a humanitarian crisis at camps in... india ...
rohama reports- hundreds of rohingya refugees are camping out on... the outskirts of the indian capital, new delhi a press... tv correspondent who visited one of the camps in new... medicine the hardship faced by the rohingya refugees seems to...
News ID: 13756   Publish Date: 2014/05/05


Intl. community mum on Muslims massacres: Report
a new press tv report criticizes the international community’s silence... over the massacre of muslims in many countries, including myanmar,...
of muslims across the violence-wracked northeastern state of assam in... india, where members of a faction of the national democratic... around thirty to forty people, the attackers held guns in... their hands and their faces were covered in black fabric,”...
News ID: 13752   Publish Date: 2014/05/05


Int’l Community Urged to Support Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims
for the rights of the oppressed muslims in myanmar ...
rohama reports- in a statement, sheikh al-tayeb warned against the... killing of rohingya muslims in myanmar by the buddhist extremists... and stressed the need for confronting the anti-muslim violence in... the south east asian country he called on international organizations...
News ID: 13536   Publish Date: 2014/04/26


Protect Rohingya Rights - Before It's Too Late
an international lawyer has called on the global community to... basic rights of the rohingya muslims ...
rohama reports- in an interview on saturday, barry grossman said... there is a "complete blackout of information” with respect to... the "horrible” situation of the rohingya muslim community in the... to fulfill its undertakings to provide internationally monitored access to...
News ID: 13108   Publish Date: 2014/04/06


UN blasts Rohingya's exclusion from Myanmar census
myanmar’s long-persecuted rohingya muslims from the country’s first census in...
rohama reports- on wednesday, the un accused myanmar of deviating... from its commitment that the census will be exercised in... accordance with international standards and human rights principles in a... statement, the un population fund said the exclusion of rohingyas...
News ID: 13025   Publish Date: 2014/04/02


Myanmar bans Rohingyas from census
myanmar will not allow muslims to register as ‘rohingya’ in... the country’s first census in three decades despite un assurances...
rohama reports- ye htut, a government spokesman, says rohingya muslims... census in the past 30 years "if a household wants... to identify themselves as 'rohingya', we will not register it,"... htut told reporters in yangon on saturday the term 'bengali'...
News ID: 13000   Publish Date: 2014/04/09


probe on Rohingya Muslims
HRW urges probe on Rohingya Muslims deported by Thailand
human rights watch hrw has called for a probe into... the fate of hundreds of rohingya muslims that thailand says...
the international rights group has called for a transparent inquiry... into the whereabouts of 1,300 rohingya muslims that thailand says... transparent investigation into what has actually happened to these 1,300... rohingyas since we're getting contradictory stories from the thai authorities,"...
News ID: 12141   Publish Date: 2014/02/15


Parisians to Rally against Killing of Myanmar Muslims
a rally is planned to be held in paris on... saturday, july 6, in protest to the killing of muslims... in myanmar ...
the group "stop genocide in myanmar” hameb is organizing the... france to take part in the rally on the eve... of myanmar president thein sein’s planned trip to france the... group says the demonstration aims at denouncing the silence of...
News ID: 11335   Publish Date: 2013/07/03


Dalai Lama decries Buddhist attacks on Muslims in Myanmar
dalai lama decried buddhist monks' attacks on muslims in myanmar,... saying killing in the name of religion was "unthinkable "...
7, decried buddhist monks' attacks on muslims in myanmar, saying... killing in the name of religion was "unthinkable " the... s tour that the root of seemingly sectarian conflict was... political, not spiritual "really, killing people in the name of...
News ID: 10789   Publish Date: 2013/05/08


Buddhist monks incite killings of Muslims in Myanmar
an examination of last month's riots in central myanmar, based... on interviews with more than 30 witnesses, reveals that a...
kill her," the monk taunted police, according to a witness,... nearly 100 muslims in this city in central myanmar it... was thursday, march 21 within hours, up to 25 muslims... up a hill in a neighborhood called mingalarzay yone and...
News ID: 10493   Publish Date: 2013/04/10


Death Toll Rises to 40 in Violence against Muslims in Myanmar
death toll in communal riot in meikhtila, myanmar's northern mandalay...
army men cleared the wreckage in the aftermath of the... riot which lasted for three days in meikhtila from march... 20 to 22, leaving 9,600 people homeless the situation is... now claimed to have returned to normalcy in the township...
News ID: 10381   Publish Date: 2013/03/27


OIC strongly condemns violence against Muslims in Myanmar
ekmeleddin ihsanoglu strongly condemned the recent spreading of the violence... against muslims in myanmar ...
ekmeleddin ihsanoglu strongly condemned the recent spreading of the violence... against muslims in myanmar at the hands of extremist buddhists... violence in arakan in the west of the country continues... uninterrupted since last june and has spread to other cities...
News ID: 10371   Publish Date: 2013/03/27


Buddhists Continue Violence against Muslims in Myanmar
president thein sein had declared an emergency in central myanmar...
of anarchy in which armed buddhists torched the city's muslim... late sunday night, pelting it with stones and smashing windows... in the nearby town of yamethin, state television reported another... mosque and several buildings were destroyed the same day in...
News ID: 10364   Publish Date: 2013/03/26


Egypt’s President Mohamed Morsi: Palestine foremost issue for Muslim world
egypt’s president mohamed morsi has expressed solidarity with palestinians saying... that the issue of palestine is the foremost issue facing...
"we are confronting a lot of challenges, first and foremost…we... have the palestinian cause,” morsi said as he opened the... summit of the organization of islamic cooperation oic in the... egyptian capital, cairo "the palestinian cause is the cornerstone in...
News ID: 9871   Publish Date: 2013/02/07


Iranian delegation to visit Myanmar
9 to study the situation of the oppressed muslim minority... in the country, an mp informed on thursday, january 3...
an iranian parliamentary delegation will soon visit myanmar to examine... the latest situation of the ethnic rohingya muslims and find... out ways to help the minority in the southeast asian... country the representatives of iran's foreign ministry, imam khomeini's relief...
News ID: 9600   Publish Date: 2013/01/04


Rohingya Muslims flee to Australia to avoid religious persecution
thousands of rohingya muslims in myanmar have fled the country,... with many taking incredible risks to reach australia, to avoid...
myanmar’s government refuses to recognize rohingya muslims as citizens and... labels the minority of about 800,000 as "illegal” immigrants the... persecuted minority have faced torture, neglect, and repression in myanmar... since it achieved independence in 1948 saeed kazim, a rohingya...
News ID: 9593   Publish Date: 2013/01/03


UN issues resolution on Buddhist-Muslim clashes in Myanmar
the united nations general assembly has issued a resolution expressing... concern over clashes between buddhists and muslims in myanmar ...
to improve the situation of the rohingya muslims the un... human rights, including their right to a nationality ” the... and fundamental freedoms” in the country some 800,000 rohingyas are... deprived of citizenship rights due to the policy of discrimination...
News ID: 9517   Publish Date: 2012/12/25


US-Zionist Plot for Spurring Religious Conflict in Myanmar
foreign ministry spokesman ramin mehmanparast said an american-zionist current is... attempting to exploit the ethnic differences in myanmar to create... a war against islam in this country ...
speaking to iqna, he referred to the killing of muslims... in myanmar and the conflicts between muslims and buddhists in... the west "the problem may be rooted in ethnic differences... in the country that have spread in the past years,...
News ID: 9339   Publish Date: 2012/11/11